Namibia : Selected Issues Paper

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

April 27, 2009

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The Southern African Customs Union (SACU), the oldest customs union in the world, comprises Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland (known as the BLNS countries), and South Africa. This Selected Issues paper analyzes how policy has responded to the positive SACU revenue shock. It discusses the background and structure of SACU, and examines the fiscal responses of the BLNS countries to the SACU revenue surge. The paper also discusses useful international experience and a framework for fiscal response in these countries.

Series:

Country Report No. 09/132

Subject:

Frequency:

Biannually

English

Publication Date:

April 27, 2009

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451828481/1934-7685

Stock No:

1NAMEA2009001

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

23

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